Our water supply network

28 October 2021
Duration
00:42
Audio described version
Transcript

Melbourne Water
Our water supply network

Did you know that some of our water reservoirs are connected, allowing us to move water out of a reservoir so it can fill up during heavy rain or move water to meet the demand in different areas?

Speakers

Narrator – N1 (Luke Jacobson)

[music]

N1: Did you know, in order to supply Melbourne with water effectively, we can move water between some of our reservoirs as part of our water supply network?

[music] [Person lifts big bucket of water and starts walking]

[On-screen text: Buckets=Reservoirs]

N1: We can move water from our larger reservoirs

[music] [High level view of six buckets and a table and two chairs]

[On-screen text: Larger Reservoirs]

N1: That are higher up in the Yarra Ranges

[music] [Person comes in view and lifts big bucket of water]

N1: to smaller reservoirs which are closer to our city.  

[music] [Person tips big bucket of water into smaller buckets]

[On-screen text: Smaller Reservoirs]

N1: which are closer to our city.  

[music] [Person tips big bucket of water into smaller buckets]

[On-screen text: Our City]

N1: We can even move water between some of these reservoirs  

[music] [Person tips smaller bucket of water into other small buckets]

N1: Along with water from the desalination plant.

[music] [Person tips smaller grey bucket of water into other smaller bucket]

[On-screen text: Desalination Plant]

N1: Moving water around our reservoirs  

[music] [Close up of person tipping smaller grey bucket of water into other smaller bucket]

N1: Ensures we have the right water supply for everyone to enjoy now and into the future.

[music] [Person sits down on chair, and picks up a water jug of water and pours water into drinking glass. Then takes a sip of water]

[Melbourne Water logo]

[On-screen text: melbournewater.com.au]